Kathryn Holladay

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How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

Mark Zuckerberg

How A Couple Of 'Frugal Weirdos' Are Saving 71% Of Their Income So They Can Retire At Age 33

What do you do when you’re fed up with your job and always living for the weekend?<p>If you’re this young Boston couple, you decide to save more than two thirds of your income so you can retire to a homestead in the woods of Vermont before your 35th birthdays.<p>Meet Mr. and Mrs. Frugalwoods, a software …

Real Estate

8 Creative Swaps for the Traditional Coffee Table

Living Rooms

The Good Reason This Abandoned Home Was Filled With Flowers

The property was so neglected, most people would choose to demolish it entirely.<p>When we first heard about florist Lisa Waud's plan to turn an abandoned house in Hamtrack, Michigan into beautiful flower-covered oasis as part of an exhibit planned for October, we were definitely intrigued. Now, …

Urbanism

World's Smallest Sustainable House Can Fit a Family of Four

1/14<p>Nano Living System<p>Building "the world's smallest sustainable house" is a mighty big claim, but that's what one company says that they've done …

The 8 most innovative scientists in tech and engineering

We recently published a list of 50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world, and several of the scientists who made that list specialize in tech and engineering.<p>​Whether they're creating smart prosthetic limbs or innovative new medical devices, these 8 engineers are …

Prosthetics

The problem with “cool” single women

Kate Bolick’s new book bravely attempts to reclaim the word “spinster.” Here’s what it still fails to acknowledge<p>Sara Eckel<p>May 21, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on DAME.<p>A few weeks ago, I had brunch with three friends, all single women over 40. We sipped coffee outside on the …

This Soon-To-Be Eco-Utopian Luxury Complex in Cairo Features Nine 'Megatrees' and a 'Solar Canopy'

Cairo’s urban topography is slated to undergo a drastic revamp with numerous modern developments now underway in the Egyptian capital (among them: a pyramid-like, mixed-use tower and a ski slope-equipped shopping mall).<p>But one particular project stands to make a more significant impact on the city …

New Tesla battery could take your home off the grid

Ever wish you could ditch your electric bill? Tesla is working on a house battery that could help you slash your expensive utility bill, by taking …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This high-performance home in Columbia City, Washington is a perfect example of sustainable design. It features...<p>This energy-efficient home in …

Method launches impressive new line of affordable prefab homes

1/7<p>Method-Homes-Elemental-Series<p>Prefab manufacturer Method Homes teamed up with Elemental Design to create a new series of cost-effective modular …

Don tasks engineers on solar, renewable energy

FOR sustainable environment, which is the slogan in the globe, Nigerian engineers have been asked to familiarize themselves with technologies that …

Revolutionary Green Wheel hydroponic garden grows food faster with NASA technology

1/9<p>NASA Inspired Green Wheel<p>DesignLibero's Green Wheel is a revolutionary hydroponic garden that utilizes NASA technology to quickly and efficiently …

Canada should lead development of clean, renewable energy

<i>Collapsed prices, a looming recession, calls for a development moratorium, halting federal action on emissions – the oil sands are under pressure on many fronts. In coming days, contributors will offer views on how Canada's energy sector can move forward in a changing world. Today: renewable energy.</i><p>…

Biodegradable batteries and induction charging cars: five tech trends to watch

Guardian sustainable business,Renewable energy,Energy,Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars,Hydrogen power,Technology,Environment,Ethical and green living,Motoring,Travel and transport<p>A run-down of green technology’s most cutting-edge innovations, including transparent solar cells and …

Clean Technology

How you can get paid to travel

Earning an income while travelling is also easier than you think. While joining airline and hotel loyalty clubs might get you a free ticket or a …

The 2012 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Mick De Giulio

See Mick De Giulio's incredible design.<p>Simple yet elegant, this year's 1,000-square-foot dream kitchen — showcased in New York's Rockefeller Center — serves up glittering tile, glass knobs, a bold sink, and a jaw-dropping butler's pantry. Take a tour of the space.

Kitchens

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

Interesting But Neutral Color Palettes for the Home

Sometimes all you want is clean simplicity inside of your home. You want no fuss. You want no chaos. And you want every space of the house to have a …

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of December 22, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Living Rooms

This Century-Old Church Is Now a Cozy Home

A space meant for hundreds is now the perfect family abode.<p>Updating a historic home can come with challenges (like hidden surprises behind every demolished wall). So we can only imagine the effort required to convert an old space that was never actually meant to be a house. Luckily, the couple that …

Bill Maher is right about religion: The Orwellian ridiculousness of Jesus, and the truth about moral progress

<b>(HBO/Janet Van Ham)</b><p>“Most religions were pulled into the modern Enlightenment with their fingernails dug into the past”<p>Michael Shermer<p>January 18, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “THE MORAL ARC”<p>Most people believe that moral progress has primarily been due to the guiding light of religious …

5 things about Obama's Robin Hood tax plan

The proposal faces long odds in the GOP-controlled Congress.<p>President Barack Obama would take from the rich and give to everyone else as part of a sweeping tax plan he intends to push Tuesday in his State of the Union address.<p>The Robin Hood-style proposal would raise taxes on capital gains and …

The 9 Most Electrifying Energy Stories Of 2014

By Jessica Leber3 minute Read<p>Very soon, it could cost less to install rooftop solar panels than to pay your utility bill in many U.S. states. And so …

How the middle class got screwed: College costs, globalization and our new Insecurity Economy

<b>Ted Cruz, Barack Obama, Bill O'Reilly (Reuters/Lucas Jackson /Kevin Lamarque/AP/Matt Sayles/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>The social safety net is in tatters. No jobs are safe. Who is to blame — and what has the anxiety done to us all?<p>Marianne Cooper<p>August 2, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Cut Adrift: …